timothy from the funny-is-a-strong-word-for-it dept.
RemyBR writes "Can computers tell a good joke? Is comedy just a matter of statistics or is there something only a human can bring to creating a joke? A joke generatorcreated at the University of Edinburgh (PDF) suggests that AI can be funny. Some AI generated jokes: 'I like my relationships like I like my source, open,' 'I like my coffee like I like my war, cold,' 'I like my boys like I like my sectors, bad.'"
Loan-department manager: "There isn't any fine print. At these
interest rates, we don't need it."